How the Victorians Built Britain

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How the Victorians Built Britain: Saving the Nation's Health
Saving the Nation's Health
Season 1  |  Episode 2  |  SBS  |  October 7, 2019

Michael Buerk looks at the creation of the sewer system, delving into the archives to reveal how appalling sanitary conditions forced the city of Liverpool to take action. He descends underground to see the first groundbreaking sewer for himself, and hears about how the pioneering concept was built.

Michael Buerk looks at the creation of the sewer system, delving into the archives to reveal how appalling sanitary conditions forced the city of Liverpool to take action. He descends underground to see the first groundbreaking sewer for himself, and hears about how the pioneering concept was built.

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